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California man, 67, falls to death at Grand Canyon

The man was visiting Grand Canyon National Park alone at about 11.30 am on Wednesday when he reportedly fell off the edge at a viewing spot on the South Rim, said spokesman Murray Shoemaker.

Apr 05, 2019, 06:07 AM IST

Three tourists dead in US Grand Canyon chopper crash

  At least three people were killed and four others injured when a helicopter carrying tourists in Arizona went down in the Grand Canyon, authorities said.

Feb 11, 2018, 11:45 AM IST

Forget Grand Canyon, world's largest canyon hidden under Antarctic!

The canyon system is made up of a chain of winding and linear features buried under several kilometres of ice in one of the last unexplored regions of the Earth's land surface - Princess Elizabeth Land (PEL) in East Antarctica. 

Jan 14, 2016, 22:01 PM IST

Toxic spill from Colorado mine creeps through US southwest

Environmental biologists in Utah tested the waters of a key river Tuesday for signs of a toxic waste spill from a botched Colorado mine clean-up operation that prompted a state of emergency in the desert Southwest.

Aug 12, 2015, 01:09 AM IST

Arizona 'Flintstones' theme park up for sale

"Flintstones" fans with a few million dollars now have a chance to rule over the town of Bedrock and own a page right out of history.

Jun 07, 2015, 06:19 AM IST

Watch: Varun Dhawan’s jump at the Grand Canyon!

Varun Dhawan is certainly walking in the footsteps of ‘perfectionist’ Aamir Khan. The young actor, who took many by surprise by his stupendous performance in ‘Badlapur’, took a brace decision to perform a life threatening stunt for his upcoming film ‘ABCD 2’.

May 11, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

Varun Dhawan turns khiladi, jumps off Grand Canyon!

The young blood in B-Town is both restless and aggressive, when it comes to work. One such actor being Varun Dhawan. Veteran filmmaker David Dhawan's younger son recently received rave reviews for his super performance in 'Badlapur'.

Mar 12, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Glaciers flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars?

Using satellite images, researchers for the first time have identified the first mineralogical evidence of past glaciers as they flowed through the Grand Canyon of Mars.

Sep 30, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Victoria Beckham celebrates birthday with hiking

Fashion designer Victoria Beckham marked her 40th birthday by hiking around America`s famous Grand Canyon with her sports star husband David Beckham and children.

Apr 19, 2014, 06:36 AM IST

Victoria Beckham celebrates 40th birthday at Grand Canyon

Singer-turned-designer Victoria Beckham celebrated her birthday recently at the Grand Canyon.

Apr 18, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Google adds Grand Canyon to Street View

Google has reportedly added virtual trip to the Grand Canyon in its Street View mapping service.

Mar 15, 2014, 17:50 PM IST

Google adds Grand Canyon to Street View

Google has reportedly added virtual trip to the Grand Canyon in its Street View mapping service.

Mar 15, 2014, 15:35 PM IST

Grand Canyon took its present form around 6 mn years ago

A new research has suggested that the world famous Grand Canyon took its present form relatively recently, and most of it was put in place just five to six million years ago.

Jan 27, 2014, 16:20 PM IST

Mars could have been warm and wet enough to form ancient valleys

Researchers have said that much like the Grand Canyon, Nanedi Valles snakes across the Martian surface suggesting that liquid water once crossed the landscape.

Nov 25, 2013, 12:02 PM IST

Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon to reopen as US shutdown enters Day 12

As the US shutdown entered its twelfth day on Sunday without any solution in sight, it has been decided to reopen some tourist attractions after a funding deal was struck to pay the workers.

Oct 13, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon to reopen amidst US shutdown

Despite ongoing shutdown, US agreed to reopen tourist sites including Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon from October 12 to October 17.

Oct 12, 2013, 13:13 PM IST

Giant canyon discovered under Greenland ice sheet

When we all thought that all the mysteries of Earth have been unveiled, we stumble upon this discovery. Scientists have discovered a vast canyon, twice as long as the Grand Canyon.

Aug 30, 2013, 10:47 AM IST

US man completes 1,500-foot high-wire walk across Grand Canyon

Nik Wallenda, an American aerialist, completed a 1,500-foot high-wire walk across Grand Canyon live on Discovery Channel.

Jun 24, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Daredevil Nik Wallenda to wire walk across Grand Canyon on Sunday

Florida-based daredevil Nik Wallenda is set to be the first person to walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope .

Jun 22, 2013, 13:23 PM IST

Grand Canyon was formed 70 million years ago: Study

The formation of the Grand Canyon in the United States, has been pushed back 65 million years, to a time dinosaurs roamed the Earth in a new study.

Nov 30, 2012, 09:13 AM IST